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Jesse Williams' ex-wife, Aryn Drake-Lee is representing herself in family court after a judge cut off her substantial child support checks.

Last month a judge granted Williams' request to cut Drake-Lee's $40,000 a month child support to just $6,000 a month for the couple's two children.

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The sympathetic judge considered Williams' excuse that his revenue dropped drastically from $6 million+ to just $1,600 a week.

It was a huge victory for Williams who quit his lucrative acting gig on ABC TV series "Grey's Anatomy" to pursue a career on Broadway.

Drake-Lee, a real estate broker by trade, is representing herself to increase her child support payments.

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Drake-Lee dumped her high-priced attorney, Merissa V. Grayson, according to Radar Online.

Williams said Drake-Lee should get a job and help to support their children.

Williams also accused Aryn of spending "thousands of dollars on failed or failing businesses while failing to seek gainful employment despite having an Ivy League degree, speaking 3 languages, and having a wealth of competitive real estate experience."

Drake-Lee is reportedly outraged at the judge's decision to cut support.

Williams and Drake-Lee will return to court in August to finalize a child support agreement.

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Jesse Williams stepped out in New York City's Tribeca neighborhood on Wednesday - two days after he went viral.

Tickets to Jesse's Broadway play "Take Me Out" are selling like hotcakes after his cakes went viral on Monday.

The Helen Hayes Theater installed a new infrared camera system facing the audience that will automatically detect if someone is filming.

Offenders will be escorted from the theater and the footage will be erased from their phones.

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The New York Times reported the new system was installed on Wednesday. The producers are considering whether the play will be stopped if someone is caught filming.

"This will allow us to focus on an audience member who looks like they're doing something suspicious, and assess whether they're just going through a purse to get a breath mint or pulling out a phone, Peter Dean, director of production for Second Stage Theater, told the Times.

In a tersely worded rebuke, the production company called the leaked video an "unacceptable violation of trust between the actor and audience..."

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As you know, Jesse went viral on Monday when a theater patron ignored the venue's strict no cell phone policy and filmed his shower scene.

The award winning play is about a gay baseball player who comes out to his teammates.
 
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The theater where an audience member filmed "unauthorized" video of Jesse Williams in the nude has issued cease & desist notices.

Jesse, 40, went viral after someone filmed his performance in "Take Me Out." The Broadway show is about a gay baseball player who comes out to his teammates.

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Second Stage Theater maintains a strict no cell phone policy that was violated by an audience member. The videos went viral on Monday.

The theater management issued a statement on Tuesday afternoon.

"Second Stage Theater has worked to ensure the privacy of the "Take Me Out" company by creating a phone-free space with locks phone cases at all performances," the statement reads.

"We are appalled that this policy has been violated and unauthorized footage of our acting company has been posted. It is deeply unfortunate that one audience member chose to disrespect the production, their fellow audience members, and, most importantly, the cast in this manner."

Read the full statement below.

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Tamar Braxton showed no shame after Jesse Williams' nudes leaked online on Monday. The 40-year-old is starring in Broadway play, Take Me Out, about a gay baseball player who comes out to his teammates.

Despite strict policy against cell phones in the theater, someone managed to sneak a phone in and filmed Jesse in a shower scene.

Jesse, 40, was a trending topic on social media on Monday. Tamar Braxton, 45, was among the thirsty women losing their minds over the actor's anatomy.

"For sure Jesse Williams has three legs and one can for sure cure the ND acne on my face," she tweeted.

"OK... That wasn't saved. I'm celibate. And the acne on my face looks like rocks! Just ONE touch lord," she wrote.

Acne is a common symptom of perimenopause (before menopause) due to falling estrogen and progesterone levels.

Other symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, dry skin, low libido, mood swings, thinning hair, insomnia, etc.

Menopause symptoms, including acne, are treated with hormone replacement therapy (HRT), diet and exercise.
 
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Jesse Williams dismissed the viral video leak that exposed his nude body in a Broadway play titled "Take Me Out."

Jesse opened up about going viral during a guest appearance on "Watch What Happens Live" on Monday.

"Everybody makes such a big deal; it's a body," the hunky actor said.

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He downplayed the hysteria his body caused on social media. "Once you see it, you realize, whatever," he said.

The video leaked after someone sneaked a cell phone into the Second Stage Theater in New York City.

The theater has a strict no cell phones policy to respect the dignity of the nude actors in the play.

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The Grey's Anatomy star joked about family members seeing him nude in the play.

"Your mom's like, 'Just how I left. It didn't grow at all!," he laughed.

When asked about audience reactions, Jesse said he tunes them out.

The play is about a gay professional baseball player who comes out to his teammates. The show features locker room scenes with full frontal nudity.

The video is not hard to find if you know where to look.

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Jesse Williams was the number one trending topic last night after someone leaked nude video from his Broadway play "Take Me Out."

The Broadway play is about a gay professional baseball player who comes out to his teammates.

Audience members are required to place their cellphones into sealed Yondr cases before the play, out of respect for the nude actors on stage.

But someone secreted a cell phone into the front row and recorded clear, full frontal video of Williams completely nude on stage.

The video was posted to TikTok and Twitter and immediately went viral.

As you know, Sandrarose.com is a family-oriented blog and we do not post smut. But it shouldn't be difficult to find the video if you know where to look.

Ironically, the video dropped on the same day Williams, 40, received a Tony nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.

The Broadway play opened last month at Second Stage Theater in New York City to rave reviews.
 




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Jesse Williams's ex-wife, Aryn Drake-Lee will have to get a job after a judge drastically reduced her $40K a month child support payments.

The former "Grey's Anatomy" star pleaded with a judge to reduce his child support payments, saying his ex should get a job.

In her response, Drake-Lee said she shouldn't have to get a job just because he quit his high-paying acting gig.

According to TMZ, a judge sided with Jesse, and "temporarily modified" his monthly child support payments to $6,413 based on his current salary o f $1,668 per week.

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According to court documents obtained by Radar Online, Drake-Lee said she believes her ex has the necessary funds to continue paying her their agreed-upon support of $40K a month for their two children.

After finalizing their divorce in 2020, the couple agreed Jesse would pay $40,000 a month in child support and she would keep the house.

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In his motion to reduce his child support payments, Jesse pleaded with the judge, saying he decided to leave Grey's Anatomy so he could grow as an artist. He is currently starring in a Broadway play, Take Me Out, but his salary is only $1,668 per week — a mere pittance of his Grey's Anatomy paychecks.

Jesse said Drake-Lee should return to her lucrative career as a real estate agent in New York. But her attorney disagreed, saying:

"...he fails to mention that [Aryn] gave up her thriving career in New York for him more than 13 years ago, to relocate to California to support and focus on building his acting career and businesses. Her 'income' during the marriage as his unofficial manager, is comparable to her income now."

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Jesse Williams' ex-wife Aryn Drake-Lee says she shouldn't have to get a job just because he quit his high-paying acting gig.

Aryn responded to Jesse's plea to lower his $40,000 in monthly child support. She told a judge her children shouldn't have to live like paupers after Jesse chose to walk away from his lucrative job on Grey's Anatomy.

According to court documents obtained by Radar Online, Aryn said she believes her ex has the necessary funds to continue paying her their agreed-upon support of $40K a month.

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A judge previously ruled that the actor had to pay his ex-wife $50,000 per month in both spousal and child support, adding up to a total of $100,000 per month! The judge cited Jesse's "extraordinarily high" monthly salary of $521,000 as a reason for his ruling, according to DailyMail.com.

After finalizing their divorce in 2020, the couple agreed he would pay $40,000 a month in child support and she would keep the house.

Aryn Drake-Lee, Mace and Sadie Williams

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They managed to co-parent amicably over the next few years. However, earlier this year, Aryn filed a motion asking a judge to strip Jesse of joint custody because he was "behaving erratically" around their kids. She claims he fired their nanny without consulting her first.

Jesse countered, saying Aryn refused to work with him and he denied acting erratically.

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In his motion to reduce his child support, Jesse said he decided to leave Grey's Anatomy so he could grow as an artist. He is currently starring in a Broadway play, Take Me Out, but his salary is only $1,668 per week — a mere pittance of his Grey's Anatomy paychecks.

The actor told the judge he is struggling to make ends meet after the drastic reduction in his paycheck.

"I am requesting the Court reduce the child support to a reasonable amount I can afford given the significant reduction in my income and the now fluctuating nature of my income. The child support should also be reflective of our two young children’s actual lifestyle and not some exorbitant/imagined version."

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Jesse suggested Aryn get a job to help support herself and their children. He noted Aryn previously earned a nice living working as a real estate agent in New York.

Aryn responded, saying "[Jesse] left a favorable, coveted, high-paying position on a successful T.V. show, in pursuit of his 'own path,' and now seeks to shed his family responsibilities."

Her lawyer accused Jesse of placing his needs above the needs of their children.

"In his Request, [Jesse] mentions [Aryn's] education and prior earnings as a real estate agent," the lawyer wrote.

"However, he fails to mention that [Aryn] gave up her thriving career in New York for him more than 13 years ago, to relocate to California to support and focus on building his acting career and businesses. Her 'income' during the marriage as his unofficial manager, is comparable to her income now."

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Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams has finalized his divorce from Aryn Drake-Lee after a bitter three-year battle.

According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, the actor and his ex-wife will share joint legal and physical custody of their two kids Maceo and Sadie, pictured below with their mom on May 3, 2019.

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Aryn gets to keep the former family home in Los Angeles, as well as homes in Brooklyn, New York and Oakland, California.

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Aryn also keeps a leased 2017 Audi Q7 SUV and a 2018 Q5 SUV, while her ex gets the keys to his leased 2018 Porsche Cayenne SUV.

Jesse, 39, will retain all the profits from his Grey's Anatomy run since the couple split in 2017.

All bank accounts and royalties accumulated during the marriage will be split up, and Williams has agreed to cover child support costs and pay spousal support to the tune of $100,000 a month.

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Jesse and Aryn, who were married for five years, still have to work out some details regarding posting images of their kids on social media.

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In 2018, Jesse briefly dated Black journalist Taylor Rooks, 28, before he began dating 30-year-old actress Taylour Paige (pictured with Jesse).

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Jesse Williams's estranged wife has filed legal documents asking for more spousal support, WENN.com reports.

The Grey's Anatomy star split from Aryn Drake-Lee, the mother of his two children, last year after almost five years of marriage. A judge ordered Williams to pay Drake-Lee $50,695 a month in temporary spousal support.

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Aryn Drake-Lee, the bitter estranged wife of actor Jesse Williams' has accused him of violating their cild custody agreement.

The Grey's Anatomy star split from Drake-Lee in April 2017, after five years of marriage. In August, she filed for sole custody of the couple's children, daughter Sadie and son Maceo.

In court papers she accused Williams of flying into violent rages in front of their kids.

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